You are invited to the launch of Joan Johnson’s book
“Sophia Sturge and the Connemara Basket Industry in Letterfrack 1888 – 1905” published by Friends’ Historical Committee, Ireland
Saturday 21st September at 5pm in Station House Hotel, Clifden
Sophia was from a strong Quaker family in Birmingham. She came to Letterfrack to try to give instruction and employment to the local people, post Famine.
There will be another launch at the Connemara Green Festival in Letterfrack on Friday 11th October at 6pm. Venue Connemara National Park. Launched by Peter Sturge, MBE, a Sturge family descendant.